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Three Locations, One Union

The KU Memorial Union welcomes you. Since 1921, we have served as KU's community center. Join students, faculty, staff, and the Lawrence community for events, activities, food, and fun in our locations on campus — Kansas Union, Burge Union, and the DeBruce Center.

Learn About the Memorial Union

Three Locations One Mission

To be an open and dynamic environment where the KU community comes together for individual and collective discovery.

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Kansas Union

Known as The Heart of Campus! 250,000 square feet of programming, shopping, dining and more that fosters open dialogue and inclusivity, supporting student aspirations for a better KU and community.

Visit the Kansas Union

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Burge Union

Known as The Heart of Central District at KU! A dynamic design featuring meeting and event spaces for the community to enjoy including a grand forum, contemporary open areas and versatile meeting rooms.

Visit the Burge Union

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DeBruce Center

Home of the Original Rules of Basketball! A unique facility featuring a modern event space for special occasions, rich history of KU basketball and a sport dear to KU for all ages to enjoy.

Visit DeBruce

Three Locations One Vision

The Union manifests the environments and experiences that make it the destination for what is uniquely KU.

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"I got to build meaningful mentorships and friendships that were transformational to my college experience and changed my life for the better. Thanks to the Union, I grew to embrace the Jayhawk values and feel proud of my own identities."

Thanh Tan Nguyen
President, KU Memorial Corporation Board 2022-2023

What We Offer

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Student Programs & Involvement

Getting involved is one of the best ways to discover your passions and feel connected to the Jayhawk community. Learn more about the programs the KU Memorial Union has to offer and other resources on campus.
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KU Catering & Event Services

We strive to provide inviting spaces, inspiring programs, and quality facilities, services and conveniences for the University community. Learn about our operations and see how we can exceed your expectations.
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KU Dining

Campus Dining provides nutritious, convenient food and beverage options across 19 campus locations. We partner with GrubHub to offer students on-campus order and pickup options as well as off-campus eats.
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KU Bookstore

The official store of KU, a non-profit supporting Jayhawks since 1946. They sell apparel, books, technology, supplies, and more!